Lunatic Asylums (Ireland) Act, 1875

Amendment of 30 & 31 Vict. c. 118. s. 10. as to payment to medical officers for examination of lunatics.

14. Notwithstanding anything in section ten of the Lunacy (Ireland) Act, 1867, to the contrary, it shall be lawful for any two justices causing any person to be examined by any medical officer as therein mentioned, if they think fit so to do, to make an order under their hands and seals upon the guardians of the union to which such person belongs, for the reasonable remuneration to such medical officer and for the payment of all other reasonable expenses in or about the examination of such person, not exceeding in the whole the sum of two pounds.

All moneys so ordered to be paid by the guardians of such union shall respectively be advanced, paid, and raised in like manner as any other moneys required for supporting and maintaining the destitute poor of such union.

[S. 15 rep. 46 & 47 Vict. c. 39. (S.L.R.)]